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The Quarantine Quiz for the 23rd of August 2021

Picture yourself in a quiz by a river, with tangerine trees and marmalade skies. Every day of the nation-wide Aotearoa quarantine, I’m posting a quiz as something for people to look forward to. Here’s today’s (Aotearoa Rāhui Season 3, Episode 5). All previous quizzes can be found here.

  1. In which country are the Deccan Traps?
  2. Caldera, the sunken center of a volcano, is a Spanish word meaning what?
  3. In the coat of arms, featured on the Mexican flag, a Bald Eagle is seen eating what other animal?
  4. How many people have served as New Zealand Prime Minister? 30, 35 or 40?
  5. Pinky and The Brain were characters in which children’s cartoon series?
  6. What was the name of Taylor Swift’s debut studio album?
  7. Which star is closest to the Solar System?
  8. In Greek mythology, who was Zeus’s father?
  9. What was the last home video game console released by Sega?
  10. Rivers Cuomo fronts which long-running band?

Answers for 23 August 2021

  1. India
  2. Couldron
  3. A snake (a rattlesnake)
  4. 40
  5. Animaniacs
  6. Taylor Swift (self titled)
  7. Proxima Centauri
  8. Chronos
  9. The Dreamcast
  10. Weezer
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